wishful-thinker

wishful thinking

noun
interpretation of facts, actions, words, etc., as one would like them to be rather than as they really are; imagining as actual what is not.

Origin:
1925–30

wishful thinker, noun
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wishful thinking
 
n
the erroneous belief that one's wishes are in accordance with reality
 
wishful thinker
 
n

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